How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Apply for UK-Russia Institutional Links Grants!

Deadline: 19 September 2017 Applications are open for "Institutional Links Grants" with an aim to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges. This programme is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for more sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private and third sector (e.g., SMEs, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TED 2018 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for "TED 2018 Fellowship" program to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 400 visionaries: scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. Program Resources Once selected, Fellows receive transformational support. Fellows … [Read more...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Actors of Urban Change: Urban Development through Cultural Activities & Cross-Border Collaboration in Europe

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for "Actors of Urban Change" program with an aim to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification program, Europe-wide … [Read more...]

DHHS-NIH: Tobacco Regulatory Science Small Grant Program for New Investigators

Deadline: 13 February 2019 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Tobacco Regulatory Science Small Grant Program for New Investigators" to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. The grant mechanism supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ENTAG’s 2nd Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Applications are open for "Innovation Fund" managed by the Ethiopia-Netherlands Trade Facility for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG). The fund will promote innovations in various agricultural sub-sectors in Ethiopia that benefit smallholder farmers. ENTAG falls under the Bilateral Ethiopian Netherlands Effort for Food, Income and Trade Partnership (BENEFIT), which is implemented by Wageningen University & Research from The Netherlands and funded by the Embassy of the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation

Deadline: 2 August 2017 Applications are open for "Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation" from 40 young people between the age of 15 and 29 who are active, enthusiastic and invested in promoting peace and security across the European Union, the countries of the European Free Trade Association and the Western Balkans to help discuss and orient the role of youth in sustaining peace in their communities and countries. As part of a series of regional consultations organised … [Read more...]

Government of India/DST: Seeking Nominations for National Award for Women’s Development through Application of Science & Technology

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Government of India, Department of Science & Technology (DST) is seeking nominations for its National Award for Women’s Development through Application of Science & Technology". These awards have been instituted to recognize the contribution of individuals/institutions who have worked at the grassroots level for women’s development through application of science and technology (S&T). Award Information This prestigious award is announced every year. … [Read more...]

Australia Council for the Arts: Inviting Applicants for Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Deadline: 3 October 2017 The Australia Council for the Art is seeking applications for its "Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups" that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Funding Information Grants are available from $10,000 to $50,000. Activities Fund a range of activities, for example: the creation of new work practice based research creative development experimentation collaborations touring … [Read more...]

ESRC-ICSSR: Call for Collaborative Research on Urban Transformations in India under Newton Fund

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) are inviting joint applications for collaborative projects between UK and Indian researchers which seek to enhance understanding of urban challenges and issues in India and achieve economic and social understanding of concerned areas in India. Funding Information Proposals are invited for joint UK and Indian projects; each proposal may request £360,000 - … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting Religious Freedom in Cuba

Deadline: 6 August 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications for its program "Promoting Religious Freedom in Cuba" that analyze the legal framework regarding the registration of houses of worship, as well as the regulation of religious speech, assembly and activities. This analysis should draw on the expertise of on-island experts and experienced legal professionals to analyze the legal and regulatory restrictions facing … [Read more...]

The EQUAL Global Network: Seed Grants for Small-Scale & Pilot Research Projects

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Education Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Global Network is seeking proposals for its "Seed Grant" from small-scale and pilot research projects based in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan African countries. EQUAL aims to engage researchers, research organizations, and education NGOs to support countries in achieving U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 and its targets (‘ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning … [Read more...]

Apply for International Photo Contest! Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "International Photo Contest" from professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017. The International Photo Contest is organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. Categories "Climate change … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Re-Competition of Global Network for Womens & Children’s Health Research

Deadline: 27 November 2017 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Re-Competition of Global Network for Womens and Childrens Health Research" to stimulate and expand research which addresses gaps in the scientific knowledge around disease processes and treatment strategies that have implications for the health outcomes of mothers and their infants globally. The primary goal of this research program will be to … [Read more...]

Government of Canada, Department of Justice: Inviting Applicants for ‘Youth Justice Fund’ Program

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Government of Canada, Department of Justice is seeking applications for its program entitled "Youth Justice Fund" that encourage a more effective youth justice system, respond to emerging youth justice issues and enable greater citizen and community participation in the youth justice system. The Fund supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of pilot projects that provide programming and services for youth in conflict with the law.  It supports … [Read more...]

Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom: Supporting Cross-Border European Digital Networks

Deadline: 28 November 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). CEF Telecom funding supports projects of common interest that contribute to increasing the interoperability, connectivity and deployment of trans-European digital infrastructures across the EU, improving the daily lives of citizens, businesses and public administrations, and thereby … [Read more...]

GCE-India 3rd Call for Proposals: Addressing Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Proposals are open for "Grand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India)" to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. This is the third call for proposals with the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park (IKP), as an implementation partner, and the Program Management Unit at BIRAC (PMU-BIRAC) as the management partner. Funding … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects on Judicial Training

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects on judicial training covering civil law, criminal law or fundamental rights. The objective is to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the areas of civil law (including consumer law), criminal law and fundamental rights, to judicial ethics and the rule of law, by covering training needs' gaps in these fields. Priorities Tackle … [Read more...]

DST India/IUSSTF: Seeking Applications for BHAVAN Fellowships!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in partnership with the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), is seeking applications for its "Building Energy Efficiency Higher and Advanced Network (BHAVAN) Fellowships" with an aim to nurture contract between students and scientists of science and technology from India and the U.S. The Program is envisaged to: provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 August 2017 Applications are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

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